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Student’s question: Does IELTS assess technical vocabulary?

Do I need to know technical vocabulary for IELTS exam? This is a common question by many students as many of the reading passages come from scientific journal or magazine. So, students often get nervous when they come across these unknown words. They ask whether they need to learn these words or not. They feel annoyed or sometimes they get stuck in finding the meaning of a technical word and waste precious reading time.   Here is my answer to this. Many passages will concentrate on special interest areas. It will be necessary to know some terminology of these topics. Topics like animal testing, environment, social issues, genetics, etc are …

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Are handwriting important in IELTS?

This blog post answers the general query of the candidates. What if my handwriting is terrible? My simple answer to these candidates is that start writing now and try to improve your handwriting.

Even though IELTS does not mark handwriting directly, you will lose marks indirectly for improper handwriting.

So, start improving today!

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Do we get less bands if the examiner stops us while speaking in part 2?

This post simply answers general question whether it is mandatory to speak for two minutes in part 2. What if the examiner stops you before two minutes are over.

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Why does examiner record the speaking test?

This blog post solves one of your normal query related to why my speaking test is recorded? You might feel nervous if you do not know the exact answer for this. In fact, many of the candidates who prepare themselves may not be aware of this. So, here are some reasons why it is recorded.

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Should we use pen or pencil for IELTS exam?

This post gives simple suggestion about using pen or pencil in the examination. Can we use pencil if we want to? Here I am giving my personal opinion that may be a minor point but can be very helpful.

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